White Wedding
White Wedding (2010)

It's modern day South Africa and in Cape Town the beautiful Ayanda (Zandile Msutwana) is just days away from achieving her lifelong dream: the perfect white wedding. The only problem is that her husband-to-be, the loyal, committed Elvis… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: January 25, 2011
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Joe Williams
St. Louis Post-Dispatch

While it's a relief to visit a side of Africa that's not beset by poverty and war, we learn little about the characters.

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Wesley Morris
Boston Globe

This is a movie so excited to exist that it overwhelms you with plot. Sitting through it is like opening the door to an overloaded closet. Stuff just tumbles out.

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Sarah Boslaugh

...the didactic and unbelievable nature of many of the conversations and events, sometimes emphasized by cross-cutting, strains the patience of even the most generous viewer.

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Michael O'Sullivan
Washington Post

A film that chafes, even as it ingratiates.

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Walter V. Addiego
San Francisco Chronicle

Some scenes are mild fun, but the mishaps that befall our hero aren't especially inventive, and although the South African setting provides a bit of interest, it's never really used incisively.

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Ian Buckwalter

At its best when looking at the 21st century trying to get a foothold in a country where a rural landscape, centuries of indigenous tradition and decades of entrenched colonial racism make progress difficult.

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Colin Covert
Minneapolis Star Tribune

A tepid, cliché-ridden marriage comedy from South Africa.

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Neil Genzlinger
New York Times

An enjoyable film set in South Africa that makes full use of the country's lingering apartheid tensions and generational divides without ever losing its smile.

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Chris Hewitt (St. Paul)
St. Paul Pioneer Press

When it's all over, it's no more satisfying than a not-bad sitcom.

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